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  1. Orcas passing our shoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    You'll want an umbrella as well as binoculars if you go look for them, but we're told by both Kersti Muul and Jeff Hogan that orcas are headed southbound past Constellation Park right now, so they should be visible for a while off West Seattle.

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  2. Orcas are catching more salmon than fishermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Marine mammal populations have been rebounding along the West Coast in recent decades and apparently they're eating a lot to celebrate. According to a new study, marine mammals like orcas, sea lions and harbor seals up and down the West Coast may now be eating more Chinook salmon than those being caught by commercial and recreational fisheries combined .

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  3. On Location: A Vacation Home as Minimal as a GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | The New York Times

    While raising their daughter on rugged Orcas Island, Stacey Coleman and Shelley Kimball gave her treasure maps, rusty locks and eye patches to play with. "We more or less raised her like a pirate," Mr. Coleman said.

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  4. Is runoff killing Edmonds salmon?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | My Edmonds

    From the moment these fish hatch until they return to their home streams to spawn, they run a hundreds-mile-long gauntlet rife with hazards including salmon-loving predators like Orcas and sea lions, sport and commercial fishing operations, dams and other barriers to migration, pollution and warming ocean temperatures, to name a few. Driven by instincts deep in their DNA, salmon return from their years-long ocean journey ripe with eggs.

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  5. Food Matters: Return of white tableclothsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Madison Park Times

    ... off in the San Juans for the past five years. Lopez Island is a tranquil spot, less hectic and touristy than, say, Orcas. Thirty square miles and two thousand people. Warm and dry summers, relatively flat topography that makes it appealing to ...

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  6. Wild About San Juan IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2017 | Bend Bulletin

    ... The Bulletin) The Cattle Point Light, accessible by a short trail, marks the southernmost point of San Juan Island. Orcas, sea otters and other marine life may frequently be spotted here and from the adjacent Cattle Point Interpretive Area, a ...

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  7. See the Orcas! Video, photos from today's West Seattle whale-watchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    Throughout the day, both firsthand and with the help of tipsters, we reported on Southern Resident Killer Whales' travels past West Seattle's western shore today.

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  8. J2 orca taken in 2010Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... "Toxic chemicals are concentrating in the water and entering the food chain," the PSP argued. The Southern Resident Orcas have, curiously, never taken to the still-abundant sockeye salmon populations that return to spawn in British Columbia's Fraser ...

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  9. An orca breaches in view of Mount Baker in the Salish Sea in the San Juan Islands in 2015.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | The Olympian

    ... noise under different future scenarios. A clear finding emerged: lack of food, specifically chinook salmon, was the orcas' biggest threat to long-term survival, so much so that a 30 percent increase in chinook above average levels is needed to ...

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  10. Orcas headed to extinction unless we get them more chinook and quieter waters, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | The Columbian

    ... noise under different future scenarios. A clear finding emerged: lack of food, specifically chinook salmon, was the orcas' biggest threat to long-term survival, so much so that a 30 percent increase in chinook above average levels is needed to ...

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  11. This is how bad ita s gotten for orcas - they face extinction with a centuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    An orca whale breaches in view of Mount Baker in the Salish Sea in the San Juan Islands in July 2015. The orcas are in a 30-year population low, with just 76 animals in the J, K and L pods and a new study finds they are on a path to extinction within a century unless they get a big increase of chinook salmon to eat.

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  12. The Morning News: City Will Defend Sawant, Group Mails Addresses of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | The Stranger

    ... Harrell wrote, "are consistent with policy positions that she has taken on behalf of her constituents." Resident Orcas Will Probably Go Extinct Within a Century: Unless we do something about it. That's the finding from a new report that examined the ...

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  13. B.C.'s orcas need action, not more studies, as numbers dwindleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | Westender

    ... the surface of the water, gleaming in the bright morning sunshine. Three slightly smaller dorsal fins followed. Orcas. Back in Desolation Sound. All four loudly exhaled, blowing fine mists into the air, a tremendous sound like no other. Just days ...

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  14. Orcas headed in this directionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | West Seattle Blog

    Thanks to Kersti Muul for the tip that resident orcas have been heading southbound - we just checked Orca Network for updates and they were seen from Bainbridge Island not that long ago. So we are sharing this heads-up.

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  15. Hops on the Rock - new beer festival Nov. 11th on Orcas IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... 11th the streets of Eastsound will be shut down for the first-ever Hops on the Rock Beer Festival . The residents of Orcas Island invite you to join them for a weekend of beer events, with the grand tasting taking place on Saturday afternoon from ...

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  16. Orcas nearly capsize peninsula family on a Jet SkiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Tri-cityherald.com

    Lance Loyd, along with his 10-year-old son, Luke, and 16-year-old niece, Juliana Morris, caught sight of the orcas while on a Jet Ski between Fox and McNeil islands in Washington earlier this month. Lance Loyd, along with his 10-year-old son, Luke, and 16-year-old niece, Juliana Morris, caught sight of the orcas while on a Jet Ski between Fox and McNeil islands in Washington earlier this month.

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  17. Notable Films by Notable Directors on an Island of 5,000 PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | The Stranger

    ... when one is in a town, one can "amuse oneself." But what's cutting in rural or remote areas? All of this brings me to Orcas Island, the largest of the San Juan Islands. It has a population of about 5,500. A seaplane from Seattle gets you there in 40 ...

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  18. Orcas nearly capsize peninsula family on a Jet SkiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    Lance Loyd, along with his 10-year-old son, Luke, and 16-year-old niece, Juliana Morris, caught sight of the orcas while on a Jet Ski between Fox and McNeil islands earlier this month. Lance Loyd, along with his 10-year-old son, Luke, and 16-year-old niece, Juliana Morris, caught sight of the orcas while on a Jet Ski between Fox and McNeil islands earlier this month.

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  19. Watch: Orcas grab breakfast in Elliott BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Video taken by the crew of the West Seattle Water Taxi and uploaded to YouTube by the West Seattle Blog shows a pod of orca whales in Elliott Bay. Around a half dozen whales appear to be hunting, though whether they're resident orcas after fish, or transients seeking fellow sea mammals like seals or sea lions, is unclear.

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  20. Ferry breakdowns hit Anacortes-San Juan routes hard during peak seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    The Washington state ferry Elwa approaches the dock at Orcas Village on Orcas Island in this 2008 photo. The Elwha was briefly sidelined in August after its propeller become entangled in a crab pot's rope - just one of many problems that plagued the San Juan routes this summer.

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